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Community Mourns Loss of Advocate Taylor McClure Following Tragic Accident in Sacramento

A tragic car accident on Highway 99 near Highway 120 in San Joaquin County, California has claimed the life of Taylor McClure, a beloved 30-year-old community advocate from Sacramento, announced the California Highway Patrol.

McClure, who was on the verge of graduating from Sacramento City College with a degree in journalism and communications, met with the fatal accident while driving her vehicle when it struck a concrete center divider and was subsequently hit by another car from behind. Despite prompt medical attention, McClure succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

Remembered for her vibrant personality and dedication to community activism, Taylor’s tragic demise has left both her family and the community in profound grief. Her twin brother, Tyler, and their mother, Francena, shared their fond memories of Taylor’s joyful spirit and her lasting influence on the lives of those who knew her.

McClure was a key figure at Sacramento City College, significantly contributing to the establishment of the ASHÉ Center and the Umoja-SBA program, both aimed at empowering Black students to achieve success. By amplifying the voices and supporting the educational journeys of students in the Black community, McClure’s legacy will continue to make an impact. Her role in uplifting Black residents in Sacramento has been highlighted by counselor Chipo Ashe and staff leader Ken Times, who honored her revolutionary spirit.

The exact cause of the collision is still under investigation by authorities. The accident not only serves as a somber reminder of the unpredictability of life but also honors the remarkable life and contributions of Taylor McClure to her community.